Patrick Tyrrell


    
Number of reviews [2]


Company: Manhattan Prep GMAT
Packages: Manhattan Prep GMAT Manhattan GMAT 9-Session Prep Course  
Locations: New York (Manhattan), NY   Los Angeles, CA  
Patrick Tyrrell's Reviews
GMAT Course Review
Manhattan good for SC and math but lacking in other verbal sections December 31 | 2012
     By Anonymous 4 2
Improvement:

80 Points

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Verbal:      | Quant:     

I took the 9 week course and studied very intensely for a month after the course. I got a 540 on the actual GMAT exam because I scored well in the math with a 44. I started with a 37 on practice tests in math so I believe that Manhattan had good math strategy. However, Manhattan really lacks in the verbal section so I am going to look for another company before I retake the GMAT.

My verbal score on their exams really fluctuated with the highest being a 37 and on the actual exam I got a 21. Their SC section was good but just knowing that is not enough to bring up your verbal score.

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GMAT Course Review
Manhattan GMAT 9-Session Prep Course August 06 | 2012
     By Anonymous 0
Improvement:

90 Points

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Verbal:      | Quant:     

The course was really fantastic. Patrick is a terrific teacher. I took this class in Santa Monica, CA (although that option was not listed). The nights really do fly by even though it's a long class (3 hours). Patrick makes it a lot more fun than it should be, and he'll even give you a bit of extra time - he's not someone looking at his clock for the course to end. It's definitely a lot of work, but it's all on you. The more you put in, the more you get out of it.

Also be sure to take advantage of the free private sessions. Best way to get the most out of those is to prepare questions in advance, or ask the instructor to look at previous practice tests.

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